Understanding Manufacturing Better

Broken Choker On Your Steel Cable? Here's How To Repair It Correctly

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If the choker loop on your steel cable has broken and you want to repair it in the field quickly, then it is important you do so correctly. If you are tempted to simply bend over the cable and create a new choker by holding the ends together with clamps, then you should know this isn’t the correct method, and a could lead to injury or death if it comes apart. Read More»

Packaging Errors That Threaten Your Wallet And Reputation

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Your products may have started as something you made for family or friends, only to slowly expand into a real business. Your primary concern is likely still your products, and packaging is a simple afterthought. However, your mindset has to be adjusted if you want to run a reputable, high-profile, highly profitable business.  The wrong packaging could give new customers the wrong idea about your company and can threaten your reputation and future business prospects. Read More»

The Importance Of Soil Stabilization Prior To Outlying Building Construction

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So, you are planning to add a new outlying building on your property? That is quite the project, but often worth the money and effort. Have you taken a look at the property area on which you want to add this building? Does it often pool with standing water in a storm? Is it sunken lower than the land around it? These are all important questions to answer, since the answers may indicate a need to stabilize the ground underneath it. Read More»

3 Signs That A Hydraulic System Is In Need Of Repair

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Hydraulic machines utilize liquid fluid power in able to operate. A number of industries rely on hydraulic systems and they are typically used for a variety of applications in industrial settings. Purchasing all of the equipment needed for a hydraulic system can be quite costly, so it is important to be able to recognize problems promptly so the company can contact a hydraulic system engineering service or a hydraulic repair service. Read More»

Recycling Your Scrap Metal: 5 Tips For Ease And Profits

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Metal is a limited resource, and thankfully, there are numerous recycling plants that have begun melting down scrap metal and re-purposing it for other uses. Many people collect scrap metal and turn it in to these recycling plants, an endeavor that can be quite profitable since many scrap metal recycling plants pay people who turn in the metal. Scrapping, as it is called, does take some getting used to when you first get started. Read More»